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Archive for the ‘Web Design’ Category



Solving CAPTCHA

Friday, March 21st, 2014

CAPTCHA software was designed to keep websites safe from “bots”, but, like so many other security “features” of websites ends up punishing the good for the sake of the bad. Here are some suggestions for helping the visually impaired solve CAPTCHA. Continue reading

How Do I Get Rid Of Sweet Page In Chrome?

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Robin’s browser has been hijacked by Sweet Page. We walk her through the tricky process of completely removing it. Continue reading

Make your own professional gift and greeting cards using Photoshop part 2. Continue reading

Make your own professional gift and greeting cards using Photoshop. Continue reading

Some Handy CSS Tricks

Monday, January 7th, 2013

Since its introduction to the webmaster community several years ago, CSS has become a great companion to tens of thousands of individuals worldwide who attempt to set up their web pages conveniently and in a hassle-free way. Today, geeks are heavily relying on cascading style sheet commands to create templates, and even the average Joe finds the snippets of scripts rendered in CSS user-friendly and easy

How To Add Music To Webpage?

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Music can really add something special to a webpage when it’s done right and fit’s the mood of the site. Music can be added fairly easy with HTML using the following code: (Tested on Firefox 14, IE 9 and Chrome 21)… Continue reading

What’s better then adobe’s suite of content creation software? How about a cloud based version which is always up to date and costs over 2000 dollars less? Read more. Continue reading

What the Heck are ActiveX Controls?

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

Are you puzzled by “ActiveX” controls? Well, here’s some info on what these little programs are and how you can avoid them if you want. Continue reading

Firefox Web Developer’s Toolbox

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Are you a web developer or know someone who is? Well, you’re going to want to tell them about the Firefox Web Developer’s Toolbox, then! Continue reading

Dirt Cheap Web Hosting: NearlyFreeSpeech.net

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Are you interested in owning a little slice of the World Wide Web, but find hosting services to be too expensive? NearlyFreeSpeech.net lets you host your own website, but you only have to pay for the space and bandwidth you actually use! Continue reading

This tutorial shows you how to setup a Tumblr blog with your own custom domain name and how you can use the Tumblr blogging platform on a subdomain or subfolder of your own website. Continue reading

Create a Free Web Banner

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Here’s a free way to design a website banner ad for your blog without knowing any complicated JavaScript code. Continue reading

Setup a Tumblr Blog: The Basics pt. 1

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

This tutorial describes how you can setup a free tumblr blog and create your own online space without having to learn web design or development. Continue reading

What is PowerShell?

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Basically, PowerShell is a command-line shell created for Windows. This program interprets text provided by the system administrator and then implements the text by telling the system how to respond to the given command. Continue reading

Build Your Own Website with Google Sites

Monday, September 20th, 2010

Social networks offer an opportunity for a presence on the web for everyone, but they don’t allow the flexibility in appearance or content that you can enjoy with your own website. Plus, your website can be shared on the social network of your choice.

I’ve been using Google products for several years, including SketchUp, Picasa, Google Books, Chrome and their free website service, Google

HTML Links

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

If we reviewed the different ways websites are constructed, we would find a variety of HTML techniques used by webmasters. Some of them are related to the way Hyperlinks are enabled online. Let’s take a look at some of these cool styles to have a better understanding of web development. The first thing is to know how simple web links are added

Font, Color and Highlighting Html Tips

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

It’s useful to know how some simple HTML codes can change text styles (like the ones controlling fonts and their visual features) as they are added to the web pages.

Let’s begin our discussion with a simple HTML script which would create a text paragraph.

Assume you are going to make a new web page containing a short text line using the… Continue reading

Get Indexed by Google Quickly

Monday, April 19th, 2010

In the huge cyber world of blogging, getting noticed and adding traffic to your site may seem like a daunting and reward-less process. Fortunately, Google has made it a lot easier for bloggers to get their name out there and be ranked high on the Google search engine. Within 24 hours, you can get your blog indexed by Google so that certain key words will pull up your… Continue reading

Some HTML Basics

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

It is useful to know how HTML code is written and then added to the web pages; especially nowadays when nearly everyone has their own internet identity to maintain. Let’s begin our discussion with a blank page with no contents but the standard HTML code.

As you know, the Body section of the HTML pages will contain all the information, contents… Continue reading

Guide to viral marketing

Monday, February 15th, 2010

Viral Marketing has become a magic word lately. With the rise of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and a variety of other platforms to choose from, there is effortless availability of user-generated content on the internet, creating an easy gateway for marketers to capture potential customers. Viral marketing succeeds when it is made sure that an idea or message that has to be popularized spreads through viewers in no time… Continue reading

Marketing Your Web Site III

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

Forum advertising is a superbly effective, yet easy, way to promote your Web site. Forums abound on the Internet and are usually age and gender specific to make it easy for you to select and locate your target market. The only drawback is that since you need to post a different and relevant comment for each forum you choose and possess the patience to continually monitor and post… Continue reading

Marketing Your Web Site II

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

There are many strategies you can employ to help your Web site gain more traffic. One of the easiest and most effective marketing strategies that is sure to get your website noticed is having people watch something that they will truly enjoy. Almost every person who has ever been on the Internet knows about YouTube.com, Revver Video and other social media video sites. These sites have an average of 41… Continue reading

Marketing Your Web Site I

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

“You build it, and they will come.” but will they come? You’ve done everything to create a beautiful web site that is standards compliant, hired the best content writers, used the latest interactive tools, and applied the best looking graphics to make sure that your site will not only look good, but will spark interest as well. It’s the perfect Web site in appearance and content – proven to turn… Continue reading

Search Engine Optimization Design Guidelines

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

In the harsh world of search engine optimization, if you’re not first, you’re last!!!

In the Search Engine Optimization 101 tip, we looked at the need and importance of Search Engine Optimization (SEO). In this tip, we’ll look at some design guidelines that’ll help search engines find, index, and rank your website efficiently. The goal is to be ranked in the first page results… Continue reading

Free XML Blogger Templates

Friday, November 6th, 2009

If you enjoy blogging, you might be using Google’s free Blogger.com platform, sometimes known as Blogspot. The drop and drag gadget system makes it easy for first-time bloggers to produce content without having to build a website.

But compared to its competitor, Wordpress, Blogger theme templates are rather bland and less flexible. Many online entrepreneurs avoid using Blogger specifically because of these limitations.

However… Continue reading

Search Engine Optimization 101

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

A mall with very few foot prints will never make money. Similarly, without enough page hits, a website can only dream of the big bucks. Unless you’re Amazon.com or some such well-known site, you will need some way of driving people to your website.

Advertising and Search Engines are two options that you can use to achieve this. Search Engines direct traffic to your website by enabling… Continue reading

Usability 201

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

In the Usability 101 tip, usability was defined and the reasons for making a website usable stated. Usability 101 was a generic usability tip applicable to all products. In this tip, we’ll focus on usability for web sites and blogs. You can use this as a checklist to ensure your website or blog is usable.

Navigation
Imagine surfing a site that you have to… Continue reading

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